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The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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What Should I Include in My Cover Letter?

Posted in Career Best Practices

A well-crafted cover letter is an invaluable job search tool. It allows you to: personally introduce and frame your resume; capture a recruiter's attention by emphasizing your relevant strengths and...
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Recent Grad Without a Job Yet? Here's How to Fix That!

You've passed your exams. Moved the tassel on your mortar board. And finally earned your degree. Congratulations! If you're a recent graduate looking for work, it's a great time to...
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The Right Way to Decline a Job Offer

Posted in Career Best Practices

The boss grated on your nerves. The job would be a dead end for you. The pay was insulting. Whatever your reasons for rejecting a job offer, there are right...
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Maybe I Shouldn't – Questions You Should Never Ask at Your Interview

Posted in Job Search Tips

To ask, or not to ask? It's an important consideration when you're in the midst of a job interview. On the one hand, asking good questions just might land you...
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Earning Your Worth or Earning Your Asking Price

Posted in Career Best Practices

You just got offered the job you really want. The responsibilities are exactly what you've been looking for, and there's a ton of room for growth with the employer. But...
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Mirroring to Get the Job: How to Adjust to Different Interviewer Personalities

Posted in Job Search Tips, Career Best Practices

"Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." --Forrest Gump In many ways, each job interview you go on is like one of those...
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